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Poster: midnightcarousel Date: Sep 14, 2010 5:41am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead's Best Tours?

I may have said "cocaine dead" at some point, but I'm pretty sure I heard it somewhere else first.

As for 1982: I was recently turned onto this year in a big way, haven't checked out any of the shows you mentioned though. I was really impressed by 10/9 and 10/10 (10/9 has an outstanding eyes of the world) as well as 9/17. I'll have to load up my ipod with the year in the next few days. Lately I've just been listening to Winter '68 ad infinitum...

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Poster: AltheaRose Date: Sep 14, 2010 6:26am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Grateful Dead's Best Tours?

Yeah, I'm sure the thought has occured to others, too! Well, I like the 82 energy, though sometimes it's too much zip and too little jam. The shows you mentioned are some of my favorites for that year. I also like the MSG shows, 9/20 and 9/21, though I haven't heard the whole East Coast tour so don't really have an impression of the fall tour "as a whole." I've heard the Jamaica show, 11/21, and remember thinking it was a lot better than its reputation.

But definitely, check out 8/3 at least! Here's one source:

This post was modified by AltheaRose on 2010-09-14 13:26:32